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Thursday 19 January

10:00
Legionella Awareness Training [Full] 10:00 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Legionella Awareness Training for supervisory and maintenance staff, facilities managers and staff, and college maintenance or safety staff.

Friday 20 January

09:30
Chemical Safety [Full] 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

A safety course for anyone either directly working with chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with chemicals including PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and technicians.

If you have attended the 2-hour departmental chemical safety training it is not necessary to attend this course as well.

Friday 27 January

09:30
Pressurised Gas and Cryogens [Full] 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

This course will cover safe storage and use of cryogens, safe use and stores of compressed gas, and aspects of oxygen depletion with respect to the above.

Tuesday 31 January

14:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Full] 14:00 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1400-1530) will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher training (1530-1630) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

14:30

Principal Investigators, research group heads and supervisors have duties and responsibilities both in law and under University Policy where the health and safety of group members (and others that may be influenced by their research activities) are concerned. All PIs, group heads and supervisors are encouraged to attend this course which will quickly inform you of what you must do to comply with the law, keep you staff and students safe and reduce the possibility of litigation, thus reducing the overall risk to the University.

15:30
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) [Full] 15:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1400-1530) will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher training (1530-1630) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Wednesday 1 February

14:00
Fire Safety Managers [Places] 14:00 - 16:00 UOC: CIMR, Seminar Room (Level 5)

This course will provide clear instruction of what is expected of fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Thursday 2 February

09:30
Using Hydrofluoric Acid Safely [Places] 09:30 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Hydrofluoric Acid (HF) is one of the most toxic and potentially dangerous substances used in the University. All users of HF should be fully aware of and have a good understanding of the nature of HF. They should know how best to control HF, avoid accidental exposure and understand how to deal with accidental exposure to HF. All users of HF are strongly advised to attend this course. This course is also useful for First Aiders in Departments where HF is used.

Monday 6 February

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (1 of 3) [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Managing Safely is ideally suited to managers, research supervisors, administrators with safety responsibilities and Departmental Safety Officers across all sectors of the University. It leads to a nationally recognised and accredited training certificate. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Will Hudson for further details before booking on the course.

Tuesday 7 February

09:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Full] 09:00 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (0900-1030) will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher training (1045-1145) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

09:30
Lifting and Manual Handling [Full] 09:30 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Kyoto Room

This training is for all staff who are regularly involved in moving and carrying loads and setting up equipment etc. The course involves theory, practical and video. It requires active participation by all attending. The training also includes a practical demonstration of safe lifting and shows a range of lifting aids that are available.

10:45
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) [Full] 10:45 - 11:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (0900-1030) will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher training (1045-1145) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

14:00
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Full] 14:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1400-1500) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (1515-1615) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

15:15
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) [Full] 15:15 - 16:15 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1400-1500) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (1515-1615) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Thursday 9 February

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (2 of 3) [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Managing Safely is ideally suited to managers, research supervisors, administrators with safety responsibilities and Departmental Safety Officers across all sectors of the University. It leads to a nationally recognised and accredited training certificate. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Will Hudson for further details before booking on the course.

14:15
Using Containment Facilities and Microbiological Safety Cabinets [Full] 14:15 - 15:45 Greenwich House, Lima Room

A microbiological safety cabinet (MSC) is a vital piece of equipment that helps to prevent exposure to biological hazards. All containment laboratory users and their supervisors should know how to use MSCs effectively, what the standards are for the different levels of containment, and how the facilities are managed. This course will help both users and managers understand their responsibilities in creating a safe working area and provide both theory and practical knowledge on the safe and effective use of tissue culture (Class II) cabinets.

Friday 10 February

09:30
Chemical Safety [Full] 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

A safety course for anyone either directly working with chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with chemicals including PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and technicians.

If you have attended the 2-hour departmental chemical safety training it is not necessary to attend this course as well.

IOSH Managing Safely charged (3 of 3) [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Managing Safely is ideally suited to managers, research supervisors, administrators with safety responsibilities and Departmental Safety Officers across all sectors of the University. It leads to a nationally recognised and accredited training certificate. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Will Hudson for further details before booking on the course.

Monday 13 February

14:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital [Places] 14:00 - 15:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants.

Wednesday 15 February

14:00
Ultraviolet Radiation: Safe Use of Artificial Sources [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Lima Room

This course is aimed at supervisors of UV equipment and others who are responsible for areas where artificial sources of UV equipment are used. It gives an understanding of the hazards of ultraviolet radiation and practical methods of protection from artificial sources. It may also be appropriate for users of artificial UV sources, although appropriate practical training on specific equipment should be provided within departments.

Thursday 16 February

14:00
Sealed Source Users Course [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Lima Room

This course provides an introduction to working safely with sealed radioactive sources (a sealed source contains radioactive material and is manufactured in such a way that the material cannot be dispersed).

Thursday 23 February

09:30
Lifting and Manual Handling [Full] 09:30 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Kyoto Room

This training is for all staff who are regularly involved in moving and carrying loads and setting up equipment etc. The course involves theory, practical and video. It requires active participation by all attending. The training also includes a practical demonstration of safe lifting and shows a range of lifting aids that are available.

Friday 24 February

12:00
An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment new [Places] 12:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

This training is intended for staff and post graduate students who regularly use DSE to help prevent or reduce the risk of possible health problems arising from computer use. The training is also aimed at those responsible within departments for assisting with the DSE risk assessment process. The course will provide an understanding of the DSE Regulations 1992 (as amended 2002) and discuss employer's and employee's duties regarding the assessment of DSE workstations. There will be theory and a practical demonstration. The training will allow time to discuss some of the common health problems and concerns that may be associated with poor workstation set-up with examples of possible solutions.

Wednesday 1 March

09:30
Pressurised Gas and Cryogens [Places] 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

This course will cover safe storage and use of cryogens, safe use and stores of compressed gas, and aspects of oxygen depletion with respect to the above.

10:00
Fire Safety Managers [Places] 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

This course will provide clear instruction of what is expected of fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.